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Published: 01 July 2021

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780198851721

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Body Schema and Body Image

New Directions

Edited by Yochai Ataria, Shogo Tanaka, and Shaun Gallagher

  • Explores the ongoing questions and debates surrounding embodiment, the concepts of body schema and body image, and the relationship between them
  • Follows on from Shaun Gallagher's influential 2005 book How the Body Shapes the Mind
  • Includes contributions from some of the world's leading figures in the scientific discourse of embodiment
  • Presents an extensive range of perspectives and methodologies from the fields of phenomenology, neuroscience, psychology, and psychiatry, among others
  • Explores the debate of "body-in-the-world" and "body-in-the brain" in terms of body schema and body image
  • Considers different kinds of pathologies and disorders in terms of body schema and body image, with suggestions for clinicians

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